Edwards Gibson takes recruitment instructions on a select number of in-house commercial legal positions in both Banking & Finance and Commerce & Industry.

Our consultants have been responsible for placing lawyers at some of the largest and most prestigious institutions in the world, including Global Group General Counsel positions. Our placements include:

  • General Counsel US/Global Real Estate Company 
  • Head of Legal UK Real Estate/Construction Company
  • General Counsel Online Pension Master Trust platform
  • Global Employment Counsel US headquartered investment bank
  • General Counsel Global Life Sciences company
  • General Counsel German Private Bank
  • General Counsel Top 10 hedge fund

Across the past decade, our consultants have written several publications and spoken at engagements about the in-house legal market, including:


  • ‘Recruiting in-house lawyers – a guide for HR professionals’ (Legal Week)
  • ‘A guide for general counsel: recruitment and retention of lawyers’ (Legal Week Law)
  • ‘The rise and fall of the elite investment bank lawyer’ (Legal Week)
  • ‘Dissent: Why the in-house triumph over law firms may prove short-lived’ (Legal Business)
  • ‘Attracting and Retaining Top Talent’ [chapter in Corporate Law Department Management 2011 - A Practical Guide]
  • ‘A guide for General Counsel looking to recruit and retain lawyers’ (Corporate Counsel)
  • ‘Dissent: Why the in-house triumph over law firms may prove short-lived’ (Legal Business)

Speaking engagements:

  • C&I Group, hosted by K&L Gates ‘Managing an In-House Legal Department’
  • C&I Group, hosted by Herbert Smith Freehills ‘Cost Effective Managing of In-House Legal Departments’
  • C&I Group, hosted by Herbert Smith – ‘Managing an In-House Legal Department in a Cost Effective Way’
  • HR in Law, hosted by Macfarlanes LLP 'An Invitation to the Market Renaissance’

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